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Gustavus junior pole vaulter Allyson Voss claimed the MIAC title in the pole vault and achieved All-America honors at the NCAA Championships. For her outstanding performances to finish the season, the Office of Sports Information has named Voss May Female Student-Athlete of the Month, presented by Thrivent Financial.
Senior track athlete Steve Groskreutz capped his career at Gustavus by finishing ninth at the 2012 NCAA Championships last week in Claremont, Calif. For his outstanding finish to his career, the Office of Sports Information has named Groskreutz Male Student-Athlete of the Month for May, presented by Thrivent Financial.
Gustavus men’s tennis players Amrik Donkena (Jr., Rochester, Minn.) and Mya Smith-Dennis (So., Savage, Minn.) finished second at the NCAA Doubles Championships on Saturday afternoon in Cary, N.C. The Gusties, who were seeded No. 1 in the tournament, lost to Luis Rattenhuber and Austin Chafetz of Amherst 6-4, 5-7, 3-6 in the championship match.
The top-seeded doubles team of Gustavus’ Amrik Donkena and Mya Smith-Dennis reached the semifinal round of the NCAA Doubles Championships on Friday in Cary, N.C. The Gusties defeated Matt Bettles and Rob Crampton of Bates in a second set tiebreak 6-1, 7-6 (8-6).
The Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) announced Thursday the PING All-America teams for Division III following the NCAA Championships. Gustavus sophomore Simon Erlandsson was named to the Third Team after placing 22nd at the national meet.
Gustavus men’s tennis players Amrik Donkena and Mya Smith-Dennis both lost their singles match-ups in the first round of the NCAA Championships on Thursday morning in Cary, N.C., but bounced back as teammates with a close victory in the doubles draw. The top-seeded duo advances to the second round, which starts at 2:00 p.m. EST on Friday.
The Gustavus men’s golf team concluded its season Friday by shooting a 303 (+15) in the fourth and final round of the NCAA Division III Championships held in Howey-in-the-Hills, Fla. The Gusties shot a four-day total of 301-297-307-303 – 1208 (+56), tying Greensboro for 12th place, their best finish since winning the national title in 2004.
The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) posts a weekly feature story each Friday titled “MIAC Friday Feature.” And this week’s feature highlights the collegiate and professional tennis career of former Gustavus standout Eric Butorac `03.
The Gustavus men’s golf team shot a 307 (+19) in the third round of the NCAA Championships Thursday in Howey-in-the-Hills, Fla., falling from 11th to 14th place after the day two cut Host Oglethrope still leads the field of 15 teams by 16 strokes with a three-day total of 867 (+2). Methodist sits in second at 883 (+19), while Transylvania is in third with a total of 892 (+28).
The Gustavus men’s golf team shot a 301 (+13) in the first round of the NCAA Division III Championships Tuesday in Howey-in-the-Hills, Fla. and sits in 11th place. Host institution Oglethorpe leads the field of 41 after recording a 285 (-3) at the Mission Inn Resort & Club. Claremont Mudd Scripps and Christopher Newport both shot a 289 (+1) and are tied for second.